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Conferences & Workshops

Children in Trauma Conference - January 11-12, 2008

We are happy to announce that Victor Carrion, MD, Director, Stanford Early Life Stress Research Program will host our 6th Annual Children in Trauma Conference January 11-12 on the Chico campus.

Dr. Carrion will present “Helping Children Survive Trauma: Early Life Stress, Brain Development and Effective Interventions”.

12 hours of continuing education will be available.

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CELT Conference Starts Wednesday

Join us for the 13th Annual Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) Conference starting Wednesday, October 10 through Friday, October 12. All conference participants are cordially invited to attend the CELT Conference Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, October 10.

Manuel Pastor, Professor of Geography and American Studies & Ethnicity, University of Southern California, will present the keynote “Public or Perish: Engaged Scholarship, Community Connections and the Future of the Academy” and we will honor Outstanding Teacher Kimihiko Nomura (FLNG) and Outstanding Academic Advisor Maria Gonzalez (FLNG).

2008 Localization Certification Program Announced

Boeing Institute of International Business, Saint Louis University

In partnership with GALA Globalization & Localization Association and the Localization Institute we are happy to announce the 2008 Localization Certification Program and Localization Project Management Certification dates in USA and Europe!

In Service Conference October 26

Our next In Service conference is quickly approaching.

Enrollment is now open for John Preston’s next presentation in Chico: Diagnosis and Treatment of Bipolar Spectrum Disorders, which will take place October 26 at the Chico Family Masonic Center. Six hours of continuing education is available (MCEP, BBS, and BRN).

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Chico State Welcomes After School Conference Attendees

You may have noticed conference “badge wearers” around the University and downtown. More than 145 attendees for Leading the Frontier: After School Program Professional Development Institute are on campus participating in the five day conference. The sessions, cover a wide variety of topics, ranging from dance to administrative leadership, are designed to help educators build and improve their after-school programs for children.

Chico Conference & Event Management Sustainability Featured in e-Communique

Over the last several years, conferences hosted on campus have been managed to minimize resources and reduce waste. As a result of this success, Chico is quickly becoming the national example of conference sustainability practices.

Heather Quilici and Clare Roby have recently highlighted these practices in The Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors International magazine e-Communique.

Is your organization interested in sustainable conference management? Check out Sustainability and Conference Services - Doing Well While Doing Good.

For more information concerning conference and event management on the Chico campus please visit our Web site.

Localization Professionals Meet in Chico

Localization professionals from around the world are meeting in Chico this week to participate in the Localization Certification Program. “It’s been a great experience to showcase the current tools and get a chance to chat with old friends and meet new colleagues,” mentioned Professor Nitish Singh, Director of CSU, Chico Localization Program. The program continues tomorrow with the Localization Project Management Certification sessions.

Enrollment Now Open for After School Professional Development Conference - July 30 - August 3

In collaboration with Butte County Office of Education, Region 2 Learning Support, and the Sacramento County Office of Education, we will host Leading the Frontier - After School Program Professional Development Institute, July 30 - August 3, on campus. This conference is perfect for those who provide K-8 after school programs. We hope you can join us.

Localization Certification Program Professionals Meet in Marseille

Students, translators, Web developers, and business professionals from throughout Europe recently met in Marseille, France to participate in the Localization Certification Program hosted by EUROMED and presented by Continuing Education and our localization partners, GALA and The Localization Institute.

After School Conference - July 30 - August 3

In collaboration with Butte Office of Education, Region 2 Learning Support, and the Sacramento County Office of Education we are proud to announce: Leading the Frontier - After School Program Professional Development Institute.

We invite K-8 after school staff, school site coordinators, teachers, and those interested in improving their after school programs to attend this important conference. Discover innovative, practical strategies to enhance your after school program.

Save the dates:
July 30 - August 3, 2007 on the California State University, Chico campus
Registration starts April 23, 2007.

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